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Of the Love of Oldtimers - Dusting Off a Sun Fire V1280 Server

Anonymous Sniper Re:seconed debian (281 comments)

as an ex field engineer, I suspect you are confused... the sides of these were solid sheet-metal, with front-to-rear ventilation.

about 2 years ago

Intel Embraces Oil Immersion Cooling For Servers

Anonymous Sniper Re:It's great until... (230 comments)

I work as a field engineer for a large unix systems company (also lots of databases and such)... spend most of my days swapping FRUs (field replaceable units). HP, Sun, IBM all work the same way. Most parts are a single board or at most 2-3 bolted together. We very, very rarely have to pull a whole 1U system (easier/cheaper to replace the system board).

more than 2 years ago

Simple Chemical Trick To Boost Battery Efficiency

Anonymous Sniper Re:Costs? (149 comments)

On behalf of all australians:

Could you please prop up the value of your US dollars - it's rather annoying to get pesos in return for our raw material being exported.

Then again, we like being able to buy your products - oh wait, you don't make anything. Never mind, then.

more than 7 years ago


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